Windows-to-Linux roadmap: Part 6 Working With Partitions
- Check out the other parts in the Windows-to-Linux roadmap series.
- The Linux
Partition HOWTO looks more closely at the mechanics of
partitioning and gives more detail on the available tools.
- While Linux
Administration Made Easy is an older reference, it is still useful, as
the general procedures and techniques for Linux have remained consistent.
The Multi Disk
System Tuning HOWTO describes how best to use multiple disks and
partitions for a Linux system.
- "Installing and configuring SuSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 8"
shows how to install and configure SuSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)
8, including steps for graphical configuration using YaST.
The Linux System
Administrator's Guide is an introduction to system administration of a
Linux system for novices.
FIlesystems, quotas, and more are also covered in the developerWorks tutorial "LPI
certification 101 exam prep, Part 4: Advanced administration".
The IBM developerWorks series Advanced
filesystem implementor's guide deals with advanced topics, but also
introduces you to the different filesystem options that are available
Learn how to Put
virtual filesystems to work in your code with this IBM developerWorks
Formatting a new system? First read these:
planning tips" and "Partitioning
in action", both from IBM developerWorks.
Linux" from IBM developerWorks explains how you can easily have
both Windows and Linux on a single machine.
The IBM developerWorks article "Maximum
swappage" can help you to improve the swap performance on your Linux
The Linux Loader, or LILO, has been superseded! Read all about it in the developerWorks tutorial
to know GRUB".
CDs on Linux" is easy when you learn how in this IBM developerWorks
File permissions and security are addressed in Chapter 3 of the
Introduction to Linux guide at the Linux Documentation Project.
Another great resource for those transitioning from Windows to Linux is
FAQ for Linux users.
- For getting started with IBM software on Linux, there's no better resource than the Speed-start your Linux app
page. You'll find installation tips and links to resources for DB2,
Lotus Domino, WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere Studio, and more.
You can also sign up to receive a free Linux Software Evaluation Kit,
containing trial software and training resources.
- Find more resources for Linux developers in the developerWorks Linux zone.
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